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10 Foods That Are Surprisingly Good Cleaners

Add these kitchen staples to your cleaning arsenal. Seriously.<p>Your go-to cleaners might come in a bottle, but when tackling a tricky stain, it's worth cleaning outside the box. Try these fridge and pantry finds to freshen and brighten nearly every area of your home.<p><b>1. Lemons</b>Citrus can zap grime …

How to Make Traditional Huevos Rancheros in a Flash

Some folks go for pancakes. Others like their sausages and home fries. Breakfast sandwiches are popular, I hear. But sit me down at a brunch spot with <i>huevos rancheros</i> on the menu and everything else disappears. There's nothing like runny fried eggs, fiery salsa, and fresh corn tortillas to start my …

Microwave That Lemon Before You Juice It For An Easier Squeeze

A simple trick: Put your citrus in the microwave. The fruit will be easier to squeeze and the process will reap more juice for whatever you're cooking up.<p>This nifty move works for pretty much any kind of citrus that you'd juice: Think lemons, limes, oranges and grapefruits.<p>To get the most of your …

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Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

8 Lessons I Learned From Traveling Solo

By no means am I one of those extroverted types who needs to be constantly surrounded by other people, but when I think about certain activities like dining, traveling and pedalo boating, I tend to get a visual of Christopher McCandless in <i>Into the Wild</i> -- dying after mistakenly eating poisonous …

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20 Fall Superfoods That Take Off the Pounds

Fill your plate with these nutritional superstars.<p>Kalettes<p>Watch out, kale — there's a new superfood in town. A cross between the leafy green and …

19 Organizing Tricks That Take 5 Minutes or Less

A tidy space is just a few mini projects away.<p><b>1. Donate unused mugs.</b> <br>Unless you're a true mug aficionado, you probably have more than you need. Separate your favorites and donate the rest.<p><b>2. Sort your food containers.</b> <br>Double-check that there's a lid for every container, get rid of loners, and stack …

10 Foods That Can Lower Your Cholesterol

Boost that heart health by adding these items to your grocery list.<p>Nearly one in two American women has high or borderline high cholesterol, and over …

6 Moves That Really Trim Your Tummy

Get your waist back with these easy ab exercises.<p>Whittle Your Middle<p>Got 10 minutes? Then you have enough time to work this workout into your routine. …

8 Reasons Why Water Is Totally Magical

Seriously, it does some truly amazing things.<p>Depending on our fat content, our bodies are made up of anywhere between 55% and 65% water. In fact, …

How Bad Is It to Pluck Out Gray Hairs?

We know it's tempting.<p>You know the old wives' tale: If you pluck one gray hair, two will grow back in its place. But, c'mon, is it really true? So we …

10 Smart Resolutions of Pro Organizers

Take cues from the experts to plan your own tidier year.<p>Even the pros need to make goals to stay on the organizational straight-and-narrow. Here's …

How to Clean Almost Everything With Vinegar

This kitchen staple is handy, just not everywhere — here are the spots to hit and the ones to avoid!<p>We're huge fans of having vinegar in our cleaning …

3 Yoga Moves That Flatten Your Tummy

Bonus: They also strengthen your core.<p>If you're doing regular crunches, you're probably neglecting some important abdominal muscles, especially those …

6 Packing Tips for Hoarders

<i>(Photo: Fuse/Getty Images)</i><p>Does the hoarder within take over when it's time to pack? You're not alone. Overpacking, triggered by the fear of leaving something important behind is quite common. But it's curable. The key to letting go of all that excess stuff is to declutter and get organized -- both …

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Proof That Designers Are Still Crazy For Collage Walls

Interior designers are still madly in love with jam-packed, art-clustered walls.<p>Interior designer and blogger Paloma Contreras snaps a captivating corner.<p>Fabric designer Madeline Weinrib starts her collage wall on the floor.<p>At New York City's Kips Bay Show House, interior designer Alessandra Branca …

12 Clever Ways to Use Binder Clips

Use them all over your house not just the office.<p>These home office staples can do much more than organize paperwork. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.

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13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

11 of Your Favorite Kid Foods, All Grown Up

Let's be honest: No matter your age, you're never above a gooey grilled cheese sandwich or piping hot bowl of mac and cheese. Here are eleven grown-up versions of your favorite childhood classics, so you can eat like a kid without compromising the air of adulthood.<p><b>Gnocchi Mac and Cheese</b><p>The only …

Cooking

7 Simple Yoga Poses You Should Do Every Day

It's not always easy to get to yoga class. Whether it's a late night at work or something else, we get it; sometimes that hour of downward dogging just doesn't happen.<p>There's no reason not to strike a few poses throughout the day, though. In fact, you can reap most of the same benefits of a class …

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10 Who-Knew Uses for Aluminum Foil

It's handy for much more than just wrapping leftovers.<p>You already know that aluminum foil is a kitchen must-have, but its pliable, metallic structure makes it super-useful all over the house. Here's why you should stock up:<p><b>1. Line cabinets and drawers.</b>Not only is the foil easy to clean with a damp …

Conquer Insomnia In 6 Weeks? There’s An App For That–And It Could Change Your Life

There’s plenty of science behind Sleepio, now available on iOS 8, but it’s an animated professor that brings users back for weekly sessions.<p>When Peter Hames complained to doctors about his insomnia, they responded by pulling out a prescription pad. Then came the inevitable: more sleeping pills.<p>But …

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11 Who-Knew Uses for Aluminum Foil

It's handy for much more than just wrapping leftovers.<p>You already know that aluminum foil is a kitchen must-have, but its pliable, metallic structure …

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

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This Is Why Going A Day Without Sleep Is So Dangerous

The truck driver who was involved in the June 7 car accident that injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed comedian James McNair had not slept for more than 24 hours in the time before the crash occurred, according to news reports.<p>A criminal complaint was filed on Monday that said Kevin Roper, who …

5 Yoga Poses To Help You Fall Asleep

According to the National Sleep Foundation, 41 percent of parents and 34 percent of children reported difficulty sleeping in 2014. Part of the problem? Jam-packed evenings.<p>For all people -- not just parents or children -- it's important to properly wind down at night to ensure you clock your …

Why We Need Sleep — And How To Get Enough Of It

There's Marissa Mayer admitting to 130-hour workweeks at Google, pulling at least one all-nighter a week and sleeping under her desk when she had to.<p>There's Twitter and Square cofounder Jack Dorsey who worked 16-20-hour days in 2009, 8-10 hours a day at each company, shrugging it off with a "I …

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